Ship losses by month

September 1940

This is the full listing of all ships hit during September 1940. You can click on any of the links for further information on either ship, U-boat, commander or convoy.

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
1 Sep 1940U-101Fritz Frauenheim Efploia3,867grOB-205
1 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch HMS Fiji (58) (d.)8,000brMP
2 Sep 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Thornlea4,261brOB-206
2 Sep 1940U-47Günther Prien Ville de Mons7,463be
3 Sep 1940U-60Adalbert Schnee Ulva1,401br
4 Sep 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Luimneach1,074ir
4 Sep 1940U-47Günther Prien Titan9,035brOA-207
7 Sep 1940U-47Günther Prien Gro4,211nwSC-2
7 Sep 1940U-47Günther Prien José de Larrinaga5,303brSC-2
7 Sep 1940U-47Günther Prien Neptunian5,155brSC-2
9 Sep 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Mardinian2,434brSC-2
9 Sep 1940U-47Günther Prien Possidon3,840grSC-2
11 Sep 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Harpenden (d.)4,678brOA-210
11 Sep 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Maas1,966nlOA-210
11 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Albionic2,468br
15 Sep 1940U-48Heinrich Bleichrodt Alexandros4,343grSC-3
15 Sep 1940U-48Heinrich Bleichrodt Empire Volunteer5,319brSC-3
15 Sep 1940U-48Heinrich Bleichrodt HMS Dundee (L 84)1,060brSC-3
15 Sep 1940U-65Hans-Gerrit von Stockhausen Hird4,950nwHX-70
15 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Kenordoc1,780caSC-3
16 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Lotos1,327nwSC-3
17 Sep 1940U-65Hans-Gerrit von Stockhausen Tregenna5,242brHX-71
17 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Crown Arun2,372brHX-71
18 Sep 1940U-48Heinrich Bleichrodt City of Benares11,081brOB-213
18 Sep 1940U-48Heinrich Bleichrodt Magdalena3,118brSC-3
18 Sep 1940U-48Heinrich Bleichrodt Marina5,088brOB-213
20 Sep 1940U-138Wolfgang Lüth Boka5,560paOB-216
20 Sep 1940U-138Wolfgang Lüth City of Simla10,138brOB-216
20 Sep 1940U-138Wolfgang Lüth New Sevilla13,801brOB-216
21 Sep 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Canonesa8,286brHX-72
21 Sep 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Dalcairn4,608brHX-72
21 Sep 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Torinia10,364brHX-72
21 Sep 1940U-138Wolfgang Lüth Empire Adventure5,145brOB-216
21 Sep 1940U-47Günther Prien Elmbank (d.)5,156brHX-72
21 Sep 1940U-48Heinrich Bleichrodt Blairangus4,409brHX-72
21 Sep 1940U-48Heinrich Bleichrodt Broompark (d.)5,136brHX-72
21 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Baron Blythswood3,668brHX-72
21 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Elmbank5,156brHX-72
21 Sep 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Invershannon9,154brHX-72
22 Sep 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Empire Airman6,586brHX-72
22 Sep 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Frederick S. Fales10,525brHX-72
22 Sep 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Scholar3,940brHX-72
22 Sep 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Simla6,031nwHX-72
22 Sep 1940U-31Wilfried Prellberg Union Jack81fa
22 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Collegian (d.)7,886brHX-72
25 Sep 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Eurymedon6,223brOB-217
25 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Mabriton6,694brOB-216
25 Sep 1940U-43Wilhelm Ambrosius Sulairia5,802brOB-217
26 Sep 1940U-137Herbert Wohlfarth Ashantian (d.)4,917brOB-218
26 Sep 1940U-137Herbert Wohlfarth Manchester Brigade6,042brOB-218
26 Sep 1940U-137Herbert Wohlfarth Stratford4,753brOB-218
26 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Corrientes (d.)6,863brOB-217
26 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Darcoila4,084brOB-217
26 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Tancred6,094nwOB-217
26 Sep 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Coast Wings862brOG-43
26 Sep 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Siljan3,058sw
27 Sep 1940U-31Wilfried Prellberg Vestvard4,319nwOB-218
27 Sep 1940U-37Victor Oehrn Georges Mabro2,555ag
28 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Empire Ocelot5,759brOB-218
28 Sep 1940U-37Victor Oehrn Corrientes6,863brOB-217
29 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Bassa5,267brOB-218
30 Sep 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Haulerwijk3,278nlOB-219
30 Sep 1940U-37Victor Oehrn Heminge2,499brOB-220
30 Sep 1940U-37Victor Oehrn Samala5,390br

57 ships sunk (285,152 tons) and 7 ships damaged (42,636 tons).

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